Thursday, January 12, 2017


Macon County Soccer Club Registration For The Spring 2017 Season Is Happening Now!

Soccer participation in Macon County is growing tremendously! Soccer is a sport that combines speed, agility, finesse, endurance, and skill. Most of all, it’s fun for both players and fans, alike! Macon County Soccer Club has started offering opportunities for youth, ages 4-13, to sign up to play in the Spring 2017 Recreation Soccer Season! You can sign-up through February 18th . The cost is $70 per player. There is an early bird special ($5 discount) if you register on or before January 21st . Registration fees include full uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks), all referee fees and fans always watch for free! You can sign your player up 3 different ways. The first option is to register online at the official Macon County Soccer Club website, www.MaconSoccer.net. Once registered online, you can pay online with a credit or debit card. The second option is to register at one of the club’s retail partners, WNC SportsZone (located at 209 Franklin Plaza Dr.) or Twice Played Sports (located at 718 Highlands Rd.) during business hours. You can pay by check or cash at these locations. Finally, you can register in-person at 180 Sports Performance (316 Industrial Park Rd.) on January 21st from 10am-2pm, or February 2nd from 5pm-8pm.


A draft and evaluation day will be held on February 25th & February 26th . The first games for the season will begin on March 18th . The season will complete on May 13th (weather permitting). The club is always looking for coaches to help out. Experience is not necessary! For more information, visit the club website at www.MaconSoccer.net or its Facebook page at facebook.com/MaconSoccer.

Friday, October 28, 2016

***UPDATE***Saturday tryout times at Macon County Industrial Park have been changed to 1pm.  Please help spread the word!!!  Look forward to seeing everyone there!

WNC United will hold three tryouts for Spring 2017 Classic and Select teams. Tryout sessions will be held for positions on U11-U19 boys, and U11-U14 girls teams.

Try-outs will take place on:
  • Saturday, October 29th from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Macon County Industrial Park Soccer Fields
  • Sunday, October 30th from 2:00 to 4:00pm at Swain County Recreation Park (30 Recreation Park Dr., Bryson City)
  • Tuesday, November 1st from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Jackson County Recreation Complex (88 Cullowhee Mountain Rd., Cullowhee). 

The players may attend one or all days (recommended). A $50 refundable deposit must be paid at the tryout. Proper equipment (including cleats & shin guards) and a copy of your birth certificate (if you've never played before) are required.  Check in begins 30 minutes before tryout time.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Macon County Soccer Academy holding Spring 2017 Evaluations on Sunday, November 6th

The Macon County Soccer Academy will hold evaluations for the Spring 2017 season on Sunday, November 6th at 2:00pm, at the Industrial Park fields. We are seeking boys and girls born in 2007 and 2008 to join our Academy program. For players born in 2009, we will continue our partner program in the spring - the "Black Stars", which gives younger rec players some advanced training and a game or two with regional opponents.

The cost for spring season is $135. A $25 deposit is due at the evaluation session. Parents should email the Academy Director to RSVP for the evaluation session. For more information, see our Academy page.

We have received a number of emails with questions about Academy soccer and the evaluation session.


WNC United Spring 2017 Tryouts starting October 29th

WNC United will hold three tryouts for Spring 2017 Classic and Select teams. Tryout sessions will be held for positions on U11-U19 boys, and U11-U14 girls teams.

Try-outs will take place on:
  • Saturday, October 29th from 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Macon County Industrial Park Soccer Fields
  • Sunday, October 30th from 2:00 to 4:00pm at Swain County Recreation Park (30 Recreation Park Dr., Bryson City)
  • Tuesday, November 1st from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Jackson County Recreation Complex (88 Cullowhee Mountain Rd., Cullowhee). 

The players may attend one or all days (recommended). A $50 refundable deposit must be paid at the tryout.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Fatz Pancake Breakfast, served by Soccer Academy players!

The Macon County Soccer Academy is hosting a pancake breakfast at Fatz cafe, Saturday, October 22nd from 8:00 - 10:00am. The players families are raising funds to attend spring tournaments. Please come out for breakfast and help support this great program!